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Navy Wrestling Breaks Into Top 25

The last time the Mids were ranked was in 2008-09 (preseason poll).


Mids Overcome Early Deficit to Earn 22-13 Win Over Drexel

The Mids won six straight matches en route to what marked just their second win at Drexel in five tries.


Mids Close 2017 with Dual in the City of Brotherly Love

Navy owns a 10-5 series advantage against Drexel, defeating the Dragons, 25-14, in their last meeting on Jan. 15, 2016.


Navy Wrestlers Set Sights on Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational

Fifteen of the nation's top-25 teams will compete at this year's CKLV Invitational which kicks off on Friday at noon Eastern.


Three Individual Champions Lift Wrestling to Navy Classic Title

Nicholas Gil, Drew Daniels and Jadaen Bernstein all won their weight classes to lead Navy.


Navy-Old Dominion Wrestling 2.3.17

Navy-Old Dominion Wrestling 2.3.17


All-Academy Championship 1-29-17

All-Academy Championship 1-29-17


Navy-Lehigh Wrestling 1-13-17

Navy-Lehigh Wrestling 1-13-17


2016 Blue-Gold Duals

2016 Blue-Gold Duals


Navy Wrestling vs. Army

Navy Wrestling vs. Army

Daniels in 2016-17 (Jr.):  Fought through injury to post a 17-10 mark as Navy’s starter at 165 pounds, including a 5-2 record in dual competition ... put together a 3-0 mark, including a 3-2 victory over Army’s Andrew Mendal in the championship bout to claim the title at the All-Academy Championship ... it marked his first career individual crown ... posted a 4-2 record at the EIWA Championship to place fifth ... his opening-round win over Franklin & Marshall’s Rob King marked his first win at the Championship in what marked his third appearance ... knocked off fifth-seeded Austin Rose of Drexel in sudden victory, 2-1, while topping fourth-seeded Jon Viruet by a 3-1 count in sudden victory in the fifth-place match ... also competed at the Harold Nichols Open, Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational and Southern Scuffle.

2015-16 (So.):  A starter at 157 pounds as a sophomore, he posted a 13-12 record that included a 7-2 mark in dual action ... competed at five tournaments, including the All-Academy Championship where he placed fourth ... his two dual losses were against 10th-ranked John Boyle of American and Army West Point’s Russell Parsons Jr. ... earned solid dual victories over Maryland’s Lou Mascola, 10-4, Drexel’s Richard Viruet, 3-2, and Princeton’s Francesco Fabozzi, 7-4.

2014-15 (Fr.):  Navy’s starter at 157 pounds, Daniels amassed a 12-15 record in his rookie season ... won seven of the first eight matches of his career, including a 13-3 major decision over St. Catharine’s Reed Daniel for his first collegiate victory ... took second place at the season-opening Michigan State Open (Fr./So. Div.), dropping a 6-1 decision to Ohio State’s Micah Jordan in the title bout ... placed third at the All-Academy Championship after dealing Coast Guard’s Chris Sullivan a 7-5 loss.

High School: A 2013 graduate of Rockhurst High School in Kansas City, Mo., Daniels attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2013-14 academic year ... was a four-year wrestling letterwinner who garnered won the stat title at 160 pounds his senior year ... placed second at 160 pounds as a junior and fourth at 145 pounds as a sophomore.

Personal: Son of Craig Daniels and Nicole Dixon-Daniels ... majoring in Political Science.
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